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unveiled a new semiconductor for tablets, counting hewlett-packard, dell, and samsung among its customers. intel has been criticized for not moving faster into the tablet space. tomorrow is the end of the calendar third quarter, but we're seeing a handful of companies turn in their fiscal quarter results. discover financial found more customers were using their charge cards. earnings were stronger than expected acustomers used their discover cards more and credit card loans increased. shares responded up rallying 7.3% on heavy volume. this is an all-time high for discover. meantime, nike saw a more muted reaction to its quarterly earnings. nike shares were up a half percent. they were at an all-time high in may. earnings were a $1.23 per share, 11 cents better than estimates. but they dropped from a year ago. one concern highlighted by analysts is nike's global future orders, a sign of sales to come. they showed the smallest gain in almost three years. a mattress merger was in focus today. tempur-pedic international will buy competitor sealy as it looks to expand its product line. the buy
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, but sharp shed nearly 4% despite a report on a financial life line from a major lender. samsung and hyundai led support, but other units tanked after the parent wanting holdings filed for a court receiver ship. meanwhile banks and miners helped the australian markets ending higher by half a percent. sensex higher by 0.1%. that's all from me. >> okay. thanks very much for all of that. >>> still to come, we'll be joined by bentley ceo about luxury demand and the need for speed as the brand gears up for more sport competition. bob... oh, hey alex. just picking up some, brochures, posters copies of my acceptance speech. great! it's always good to have a backup plan, in case i get hit by a meteor. wow, your hair looks great. didn't realize they did photoshop here. hey, good call on those mugs. can't let 'em see what you're drinking. you know, i'm glad we're both running a nice, clean race. no need to get nasty. here's your "honk if you had an affair with taylor" yard sign. looks good. [ male announcer ] fedex office. now save 50% on banners. >>> very nice day out this. >> you say no, i say yes.